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sort of depth against india, hindu india, islamic extremists defensive depth. and offensive in terms of sort of sowing the seeds of global terrorism with people like osama bin laden who was protected by the military. >> jon: but is this the grand bargain saudi arabia had made and found out did not work that well for them, which is if we try and console the militants and give them certain things that they want as a grand bargain to keep away from us, is that what this is an attempt to do or is it that they also believe in the same goals? >> they all believe in the same goals but they don't, they turn against their masters. it's like snakes. you can't train snakes whom not to bite. and the snakes started biting saudi arabia and the bombs started going off in saudi arabia. and the monarchy didn't like that because they wanted to stay in power. now the pakistani taliban who in the eyes of pakistan are are the bad -- extremists, they have turned against the pakistani state. >> jon: so there are even a spectrum even within the extremist world. >> jakes. >> yeah jrz i think we all know how
no reports on what started the fire. the death toll from one of india's worst train accidents has now climbed to at least 64 more than 350 people were injured yesterday when the train derailed in northern india authorities say the train jumped the tracks when the engineer pulled the emergency brake to avoid having some cows on the tracks several cars piled on top of each other and one was from several feet from the rest of the train the death toll is expected to climb is more dictums get pulled from the wreckage >>a least 55 people and no confirmed dead after an overloaded ship sank in russia a pleasure cruise was on the volga river yesterday when it started to go down passengers say it happened so quickly the crude and have time to pull out lifeboats off some passengers jumped into the water. there were about 200 people on board at the time including several children but chip capacity was at 150 russian authorities said that the ship did have a license to carry passengers in its left engine was damaged about 80 passengers have been rescued but others are still missing. >>registrati
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of a federal investigation. >>> hillary clinton's tour of india has taken her to southern parts of the country. in 2010 she announced a global alliance for clean cook stoves a u.n. led partnership aimed towards make households across the u.s. safer using stoves that are more energy and heatefficient -- efficient. >>> heavy snow left several people stranded in chile. people are digging out after a massive snowstorm dumped 6 feet of snow in the area. emergency crews are been work to clear the -- working to clear the roadways. meteorologist say this is the most snow they have seen in thee decades. >>> and if you plan a be -- three decades. >>> if you plan a trip to this island, you will look at ice island drifting off the coast of new finland in canada. the ice is about the size of manhattan. researchers say it broke off from one of greenland's glaciersa year ago and has been melting slowly. the u.s. coast guard has been studying it from the sky. >>> nfl players have taken their share of hits over the years. >> and now they are hitting back in the courtroom this time. the lawsuit dozens have file
trip you might recall to pakistan and india and she was a huge hit. she loved this horse and many photographs you see of her from that time and her time in the white house and on her farm that she ranted and built a farm house right at the end of the presidency in northern virginia so often times when you see her writing she is writing this horse that the pakistani president gave to her. she had thrown for him an amazing state dinner in the springtime and early summer of 1961 at mt. vernon. in fact she had everyone meet and catch a boat to go down the potomac river take an evening cruise and arrive at mount vernon and had beautiful marquees set up at mount vernon and had a beautiful outdoor lovely dinner with music for the president of pakistan and all those invited to state dinners. it still sets the upper bar for amazing state dinners that jacqueline kennedy had. this political symbolism i want to say something about. it taps into emotional and moral and psychological feeling. if jacqueline kennedy is still in our consciousness that is why. she taps into those elements of our em
. we live in a worldwide economy. the competition is no longer down the block. it's china, india and places like that. just listening to the discussion this morning, listening to the different points of view, you expand the different points of view, put them in a polarized poisonous, toxic atmosphere, congress, and it's governing. we can't govern ourselves. is this country ungovernable? it's the question in our minds and the minds of a lot of young people. where are we going as a nation. they go to washington and behave like clowns. that's a huge, huge problem. >> mike's point is spot on. even pat is saying we have a different philosophy on governing. when obama was elected he made promises. after that, he said he would close guantanamo bay. then he saw the information. after the elections, democrats said we would not extend the bush tax cuts, we did it. with larger deal around don't ask don't tell. i think it's important for politicians and those elected to want to govern and be bigger than the moment. remember, peter asked the most important question at the beginning, the real
from natalie at the news desk. >>> good morning, everyone. investigators in india are searching for answers today after wednesday's triple bombings that rommed mumbai, killing at least 18 and wounding more than 100 others. michelle kozinski joins us from mumbai. >> reporter: the bombs that went off in this neighborhood, it was right next to a playground where the kids had just gone home and now the question is who did this and why. there are similarities to past attacks, fwhbut no one has clai responsibility and nothing is being ruled out. the blast seemed to have been coordinated to kill and maim as many innocent people as possible. during rush hour in places full of workers, leaving carnage in the streets, survivors trying to save the wounded. the first just before 7:00 p.m. at a jewelry bazaar. then a minute later, another in a wealthy business district. >> translator: everyone was soaked in blood. there was a lot of confusion. >> reporter: about ten minutes after the first, a third bomb in a busy nearby neighborhood. >> this was a coordinated attack by terrorists. >> reporte
the discovery of 22 billion in gold and jewels that were hidden in vaults beneath a hindu temple in india. today we learned there is one more vault that may contain even more treasure. but the people in charge of the temple say that there is a picture of a cobra on the door which means the vault may be cursed. with the shuttle program ending, the next thing some astronauts may be exploring is job opportunities. that story is next. tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. and celebrex is not a narcotic. when it comes to relieving your arthritis pain, you and your doctor need to balance the benefits with the risks. all prescription nsaids, like celebrex, ibupr
wednesday. the attacks came just months after india resumed peace talks with pakistan. so far no group has taken responsibility for the bombings, and indian officials are not speculating on who may have been behind the blast. secretary of state hillary clinton says she will proceed with plans to visit the country next week. now here's your first look at some of the other news going on around america today. >>> video from a dash cam has three tennessee sheriff's deputies in hot water. the officers took down an allegedly intoxicated man then repeatedly punched, kicked, and tazed him. while the man was handcuffed and half naked, the officers claim he was resisting arrest. the incident is now under investigation, and all three officers have been placed on administrative leave. >>> an attorney in louisiana is forced to answer some tough questions after surveillance video showed him fighting in a bar located in the town he represents. the attorney said he was defending himself, and he sued the bar for lack of security. the owners countersued, saying the attorney's bar tab was unpaid. >>> in ohio
country in the world was india. kyra, 82% of women said they just did not have any time to relax. united kingdom at number 11 and the united states number 12. in this survey they made a distinction between emerging countries and developing countries. what they found out with something like india, for example, as well as the other developing countries, is that women had to juggle work, right? their careers, as well as busy home lives. but they also had to conform to very traditional expectations and traditional standards. so they found in developing countries women had the social infrastructure to allow them to juggle the social support to do but in developing countries not the case. the least stressed out country in the world is, can you guess, kyra? >> no. tell me where! bora bora? tahiti? >> yeah. i wish we could go there. it's actually sweden. are you moving there any time soon? >> i may be doing that now. you and i will be packing our bags. it's a beautiful place, that's for sure. >> it sure is. >> zain, who never stresses us out. thank you. >>> pennsylvania restaurant owner says the
that india's largest city is still vulnerable. caroline hawley, bbc news. >>> the president and congressional negotiators return to the debt negotiations table today after yesterday's meeting ended in confrontation. those in the meeting said that president obama announced enough is enough, we have to be willing to compromise, before walking out of the room. the moody's rating service is threatening to downgrade the nation's credit rating because of this crisis. >> both sides really locking horns. >>> new light is being shed on the problem of american kids and obesity. and two harvard doctors are weighing in. >> what they're saying about overweight children has just about everybody taking sides on this. abc's lana zach explans the controversy. >> reporter: thanks, peggy and daniel. it's really a radical idea and it's intended to get people talking about childhood obesity. in "the journal of the american medical association," two highly respected experts in the field are weighing in with this provocative question. should extremely obese children be pull friday their parents' home in order to sa
beneath the temple in india has turned up a treasure worth at least $22 billion 89 according to the temple inventory, jewels, gold, crowns and pendants were found in at least six underground vaults. some of which have not been opened in 160 years. they say the government will remain property of the shrine. >> it's been in there that long. just leave it. >> they can probably use the money. >>> much-needed rain is on the way. >>> find out when in bob's updated first warning forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,, [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including showtime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastest, most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep paying for cable? move up to the best.
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. they also use different muscles and maintain a fluid back ward motion. >>> in india, one woman's teeth is strong enough to pull trucks. the woman is a guiness world record holder. she has pulled airplanes and ships. she's at it again pulling a truck. the champion says her next target is a rail way locomotive not just her teeth. she's strong. >> in her legs. >> her neck. >> wow. that's amazing. >> kind of unbelievable. >> well sports director mark viviano is live with a look at what's coming up next in sports, hi mark. >> how are you doing mary. a lot of fans just gave a big cheer to david ortiz. little did they know ortiz is not playing tonight, i'll tell you why when eyewitnes,,,,,,,,,, >>> the orioles try to extend their winning streak to three games. mark viviano live from camden yards. they have a different opponent as they try to get a win here. >> yes they do, mary. hot night here at the ballpark. boston in first place, orioles in last place. but the o's are still fighting and fighting is exactly what they did when they played at boston just over a week ago. because of that fight
by the u.s. census bureau. using its international database, it projects india to be the most populace nation by the year 2050. take a look at this. they are expecting that india will have 1.6 billion people by 2050, that would make china number two, by the way. i'll show you what china is expected to look like. china would be number two, would be holding steady with about 1.3 billion people. where would the u.s. be? the united states, let me show you that, the united states would grow to about 423 million people by 2050. one of the biggest gains will be number four, this one i'm sure is going to surprise you, nigeria, likely to be the fourth most pew pew his country with 402 million people. look at ethiopia, caught my attention, will be, give that to you, will grow to about 278 million people. putting it into the top ten for the first time. now, those are gainers. let's look at losers. biggest loser, russia would drop from number nine right now to number 16, declining birth rates in that country, relatively low life expectancies to blame. it's just 62 years, by the way, life expectanc
attached to them. >> right. >>> also, coming up this morning the worst terror attack in india's biggest city in years. we're talking about investigators in mumbai. they say three coordinated bombings took place at the height of last night's rush hour. you see folks there scrambling to get help as this affected a lot of people. many dead and many injured. >> investigators still trying to figure out who was responsible for that horrific attack. >>> later this half hour, the sunday funnies. like you've never seen them before. in fact, this book right here, we'll get a history lesson on how your favorite comics have evolved over the years. lifting this is no laughing matter. >> no, it feels like i've gone to the gym here. it's about like 50 pounds. it's a huge book. >> a tome. >> they're saying comics could be kind of a dying breed. because papers are going by the wayside because they're very expensive and losing money. comics could be the next thing. no more "family circle." no more "doonesbury." >> what will we do without "calvin and hobbes"? >> i love "calvin and hobbes." >>> but first,
train crash in india. at least 67 people were killed and more than 100 hurt. many more bodies are believed to be trapped under the twisted wreckage. the 12 passenger cars derailed in northern india. no official word on a cause but reports say the driver may have slammed on the train's emergency brakes to avoid hitting cattle on the tracks. >> a deadly roller coaster ride may lead to new legislation over theme park safety. investigators are looking at why an iraq war vet who lost both of his legs to a roadside bomb was allowed on a 200 foot ride that led to his death. sergeant james hackermer was thrown from the ride of steel at the darren lakes theme park in new york. now one lawmaker is introducing legislation for more federal authority over theme park safety. there were no rules saying that people who did not have legs could ride that ride. but his family is not blaming the park. >> horrible. under arrest for allegedly trashing the theater where late night host david letterman tapes his show. look at the damage this idiot did to the ed sullivan theater in new york. glass do
population we know how to do it. we have a foreign aid budget on women. .. >> india, china, brazil and south africa. and they signed on to a thing called the copenhagen accord along with many other countries, including the united states. and under the accord those countries all pledged a certain emissions reduction target to be achieved by 2020. if you total up the pledges for emissions reductions under the accord, they get us about two-thirds of the way to where we need to be to avoid dangerous climate change. so we only need another third, right? you might say, well, they're just pledges. is anyone actually with doing mig? well, in fact, they are rather surprisingly. even the united states is doing things. your target here in this country is a 17% reduction by 2020. you're already at -9% as a result of a lot of initiatives that are not happening necessarily at the federal level, but at the state level as well. in a few months' time, we'll see the opening of the first large emissions trading scheme here in this country in california, adopts their ets. there are a number of government initia
. hair divas, from india, women cut off. used to make high-end wigs and weaves. the hair can go to big buck on the black market. >>> 16 vegetarian customers sue for mistakenly serving them meat. the group ordered vegetable is a moes samosis and got meat samosis instead. the group is trying to recover the cost of the trip to india where they dipped themselves in the gaungese river to cleanse their souls because of eating the meat. >> if i were asitic i would say they're suing for the cost of their trip. >> let me say one thing, because i love -- you can tell with the first bite whether it's a vegetable or meat -- >> first bite, say, hold on, guys. >> this is not the -- because it's literally, huge chunks of ground up lamb. a little different than potatoes and peas. >> yeah. >>> coming up next on "american morning," interviewing for a job? be careful which post on facebook, we'll talk to the head the company that does social media background checks for prospective employees. >> fascinating. friends posts pictures of you doing tequila shots? they see that, too. >>> and 35 minutes past the
their duty. i do not see them going to china or india. they are still living here because it's still the best place in the world. host: funeral service will be held for former first lady betty ford today. look for our coverage on c- span.org. first lady michelle obama will be attending that funeral. this is in "the new york times" op-ed section today. democratic caller, you are the last on this topic. mini deal or grand bargain? caller: just like we have a new york state lotto, why don't we have a government lotto? i know i would buy a ticket. everybody would. the money would be going to social security. that would help out the country. the other thing we do -- our troops. that would also save trillions of dollars. thank you very much. host: coming up in about 45 minutes, we will talk to the chamber of commerce and get their perspective, the business perspective on these debt talks. coming up next, we will talk to congressman chaka fattah about the debt talks. we will be right back. >> senators will continue debating the debt and deficit in next week. keep up to date with c-span's congression
where a train accident occurred in india, it's being cleared. while there's still no word on the official cause of the crash, it's reported that the conductor slammed on the emergency brakes because there was cattle on the track. about 1,000 people were on board. >>> at this point, a roller coaster will stay closed after a war veteran, who lost both of his legs in iraq fell to his death. the sergeant was thrown from the ride friday at the darien lake theme park. his family says they are not blaming the amusement park for the accident. one industrial analyst says he should never have been allowed on the ride. he lost both legs to a roadside bombing in 2008. >>> a funeral is being held today for the fan who fell over a railing during the rangers' baseball game. he died on thursday after his fall while the rangers were playing the as. he was at the game and tried to catch the ball hit by josh hamilton. >>> funeral services for former first lady betty ford begin tomorrow in southern california. the wife of the late presidentford died on friday at the age of 93. there will be
. india is adding 18 million cellphones a month. they are now part of this flat world. i have spent a lot of time following the middle east. we have connected detroit and damascus. now we have connected detroit, damascus, and dara. it is a dusty desert town on the syrian-jordanian border where the revolution began. syria has banned every international news organization. bbc, cnn, fox, "new york times," and al jazeera. yet every night, you have been seeing news footage coming out of dra. if you look at the bottom of your screen, it says is from smn. sham news network. sham is arabic for syria. i would bet the governors in their wallets right now have enough money in their wallets to start sham news network. they have been pumping out video and flip camera footage from dara through sham news network. that is half what the world has become. on october 30, 2010, an indian newspaper ran a small item. i happened to be there at a time. it caught my eye. it said a communications firm had just started had3g service at the summit of mount everest. it will allow thousands of climbers to access highs
. and in india, an owl that was rescued. >>> hidden in plain sight, mexico has stumbled on to what may be the largest marijuana plantation in the country's history. it stretches for more than 300 acres. rafael romo reports. >> reporter: the massive extension of the illegal crops can only seen from the air. field after field of marijuana grown between toe mamato talks. the mexican army says this is the biggest marijuana plantation ever found in the country.stalk. the mexican army says this is the biggest marijuana plantation ever found in the country. >> translator: once it's processed, the field will be destroyed by the method of incineration. >> reporter: the illegal field was found in mexico's baja peninsula. 450 miles south of tee with an that. it stands 300 acres. mexican officials say it's 168 times larger than the soccer field that mexico city's stadium. >> translator: it's very important to point out that with this finding, we have stopped the harvest of 120 metric tons of marijuana that would have produced 60 million doses. this considerably affects the financial structure of d
, what is it? is it's favoritism on behalf of parliament for the shareholders of the east india tea company. so there's the government being oppressive, the parliament, and i think it's important to understand what the revolution was about for many ordinary patriots was this effort to set up governments of their own, that their problem was that their governments lacked the power to protect the people and promote their prosperity. and that to understand the movement solely as anti-government is to understand it really halfway and partly from the point of view of the most well-to-do who are always the ones who can do without less government and not from the point of view of the many people who actually made the revolution happen. [applause] >> thank you. thank you, barbara clark smith. our next author is john ragosta. >> thank you, tatiana, thank you all for coming. i got started on this project several years back when i was live anything culpepper county, about an hour north of here. and being in culpepper, i became interest inside the cull pepper minutemen, some ofback rah's ordinar
connecting boston, bangalore, and another city. india is adding 18 million cellphones a month. they are now part of this flat world. i have spent a lot of time following the middle east. we have connected detroit and damascus. now we have connected detroit, damascus, and dara. it is a dusty desert town on the syrian-jordanian border where the revolution began. syria has banned every international news organization. bbc, cnn, fox, "new york times," and al jazeera. yet every night, you have been seeing news footage coming out of dra. if you look at the bottom of your screen, it says is from smn. sham news network. sham is arabic for syria. i would bet the governors in their wallets right now have enough money in their wallets to start sham news network. they have been pumping out video and flip camera footage from dara through sham news network. that is half what the world has become. on october 30, 2010, an indian newspaper ran a small item. i happened to be there at a time. it caught my eye. it said a communications firm had just started had3g service at the summit of mount everest. it will
was discussing attacks on european hotels similar to the recent attack in mumbai, india. >>> in norway, police are facing some fierce criticism over their response to last friday's bombing and shooting rampage. an elite unit took more than 90 minutes to reach gunman anders breivik who killed 68 people. they couldn't get to the island quickly because norway has only one police helicopter. and all chopper pilots were actually away on vacation. one critic called the response, quote, a bit of "keystone kops." >>> the other shoe has dropped in the case of congressman david wu. first the oregon democrat announced he would not seek re-election after he was accused of an unwanted sexual encounter by an 18-year-old daughter of a campaign donor. now the congressman says he will resign as soon as the debt ceiling crisis is resolved. here's reporter thom jensen of katutun portland. >> reporter: the writing is on the door at congressman wu's district office in downtown portland. a note telling reporters to call a number that was busy all day long. is anybody from the office going to make any statement? wou
at the "news of the world." this time it was a top editor. >>> in india's financial capital mumbai is on high alert after three bombings rocked the city at rush hour. investigators are combing debris trying to determine which terror group is behind the attack, which killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 140. >>> and new evidence this morning that any recovery in the housing market is still a long way off. foreclosure activity actually rose by 4% last month compared to may. now analysts expect at least 800,000 homes will be repossessed this year alone. they say that number would be far higher, but banks are actually backed up trying to process all thehe defaults. >>> and finally, the academy awards of theports world. they are espn's espy awards complete with red carpet fashion and, oh, boy, was there a standout this year. giants star brian wilson is award crazy. he proved it. he was calling it a onesie. built-in gloves and his cougar cane and a beard where i do believe they have whole ecosystems yet to be discovered. >> it is a look. >> it is a look, yes. >> such a strong reaction. y
india or china. >>> roger says the same with sketchers in fact. >> just about all the sneakers you buy are imported the only brand made in the usa is new balance 30% of the shoes are made in the us. >>> as we dig through their closet we continue to discover just how rare an american owned and stocked store is. >> jc pennys american store. >> yes, it is. >> everything made by them all their products american. >> well, the company is american owned they have a mix of american and foreign product. >>> look for made in america usa label be forewarned some times you will have a made in usa piece of clothing produced for a foreign company so you are supporting american jobs, sure but a foreign company is reaping the profits and tax base like gilden a canadian company that operates here in the u.s. >>> how many of these are made in america. >> it is doubtful any of these will be made in the usa. >> this orlando magic hat, made in vietnam for adidas made this china. >> a lot of hats come from china it is cheap to make them your ucf hat is made in vietnam. >> tell me my boy scout hat is made in
as they struggle to defeat loyalist forces. >>> investigators in india pouring over forensic evidence looking also at footage from closed circuit televisions. 17 people died when the explosions rocked the commercial district. nobody has claimed responsibility so far. police have not named any suspects. >>> an a volcano in indonesia erupted. it sent thousands fleeing from their homes. >>> 7:26 right now on this friday morning. the debt talks seem to be going no where. today the president will speak out on the matter. we'll get more insight on the debate when we talk to an expert. >>> as we take you to break, a live look outside. we're going to get the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie coming up next.  >>> crew of atlantis waking up to the beatles this morning. they woke up to another computer failure in one of the shuttle's main computers. they will spend the day troubleshooting that problem. this is the second malfunction since sunday. i guess they have been doing it because it's the final flight. nothing but a-listers. >> we wish them the best. beautiful skies here. >> could
. that will take secretary clinton to greece, then to india, indonesia, and china over the next 12 days. >>> the president is pushing the pause button on the debt debate. just 19 days remain until the u.s. hits the debt ceiling and triggers at least a partial default. president obama scheduled the address -- is scheduled to address the nation at 11:00 a.m. eastern and we'll cover that live. >> no negotiations planned today after five meetings in five days leaders have been told to talk to their colleagues and figure out how to move the process forward. the president is prepared to reconvene the debt talks on saturday. >>> while nobody is sounding very optimistic about a deal, there is a possible compromise in the works. >> the senate's two top leaders, democrat harry reid and republican mitch mcconnell are working on a fallback plan, the compromised deal that would give the president enhanced authority to raise the debt limit with procedures attached that could lead to spending cuts. >> we don't have it worked out yet, but it's something that we're looking to. hopefully we can come up w
are only spending 2% of our g.d.p. on our infrastructure. and while china and india are spending 10% of their g.d.p. reinvesting back into their country, and we will lose the future if we do not make these investments. these are critical to the competitiveness of the united states. these -- both the dams that need to be built and the high-speed rail. and the roads and the combined sewer and the airports and the ports and the highways and the bridges. we need to invest in all of these things. our country is crumbling. and we can't have members say we only need to make this one investment for this one dam because it's in my district and because i know families who have been hurt. we've got to elevate ourselves and look what needs to be done in the entirety of the whole country and how are we going to compete against china, how are we going to compete against india, how are we going to be globally competitive. all of these investments need to be made, including the economic development and the private investment that can be drawn in through high-speed rail. i yield back the balance of
in northern india. 6 people were killed and other people could still be trapped in the wreckage. the cause is under investigation, but newspaper reports in india say the driver slammed on the emergency brakes to avoid hitting cattle on the tracks. >>> so it is monday, it's off to work for the shuttle "atlantis." astronauts who are delivering a year's worth of food, clothes and supplies to the international space station. nasa is carefully mondayer tito piece of space junk that could come close to the spacecraft on tuesday. >>> the box office this weekend, "transformers" bringing in $47 million. "horrible bosses" came in second with $28.1 million. and "zookeeper" is third. and one good smith lets you know that apparently love is in the air. who knew. we're not just talking puppy love either because four-legged couples tied the knot in lima, peru, even sealing the deal with their paw prints on marriage documents. all right. that is just adorable. it is now four minutes past the hour. back out to ann and savannah. >> thank you so much, natalie. there was a collective >> thank you so much, nat
differences. regional differences in pakistan. plus, this overwhelming obsession with india. so, pakistan is in trouble largely, not entirely, but largely because of its own position. >> dr. brzezinski, good morning, it's willie. i want to turn to china if we could. the problems we have are well documents. their economy will surpass the united states by 2016. there's a report in the new york times that reports in the seven years it will take new york city to build the second avenue subway line, china will have built an entire subway system. we know about the problems. we hear about it all the time. why is that? we have the workers. we have the resources. why is it that we can't keep pace? is it our political system that slows it down? >> i think the political system is in a gridlock. it's a fact. a comprehensive study. it shows congressional seats how it's overwhelming percentage of safe seats so congressman come back, come back, come back. they are entrenched. they don't have incentive to change, to move on with the times, to compromise. we have a large public that is ignorant about worl
in vietnam, and a lot of the ways of the fight now, the india- pakistan war which defines what is going on in the subcontinent now. even at the end of his career and of his life, 1994, he was still in the game. he was still thinking strategically, and to him, the cold war, the effects of the cold war still were not over. he was concerned about russia, and his thesis was communism is dead in warsaw, but democracy has not yet won, and for that reason he was traveling back and forth to russia, worried about whether gorbachev or yeltsin was speaking on that topic. he got a call from president clinton, they had a conservation -- conversation about clinton's russia policy, and you could see how his policy changed along with the advice that was given by richard nixon. as i see it, that is the essence of the man. i would like to conclude by going back to senator dole's look cheap. he talks about the last sign he saw president nixon, at a luncheon held in the capital honoring the 25th anniversary of his first inaugural. president nixon stood and delivered a speech, capturing the global seen as o
in space? >> martha, thanks for having me. i think people need to look at china, india and others as countries that have a plan. we had a plan, we now don't have a plan. but they have a plan, they are serious about moving forward. they see the advantages of having a manned space program. martha: and how well do you think they'll be able to carry out the goals that they set for themselves in terms of reaching the moon by 2020, is that a reasonable goal as far as we know in terms of their program? >> well from what we know, and again a lot of their program is very secretive, so we don't have tremendous insight into all the details of their program. just look at their progress in the last five or ten years. they don't have to do everything we did in mercury, gemini and apollo to get to the moon. all they have to do is one of each of those types of missions to prove that they've read all the textbooks and developed the technologies and they can move forward. they can move forward very, very rapidly. they are already ready to launch a module to have a small space station in orbit in th
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